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Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By safd
Thanks a lot for all of your help. Even though I...

Thanks a lot for all of your help. Even though I liked it, I happened to run across an '87 VFR700 that I REALLY liked. I should have it this weekend.
thanks
ben

ps that GPZ is in the Dallas...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By safd
1981 GPZ1100 thoughts

Hey, I found what looks to be a nice GPZ1100 for sale and wanted to get some opinions on the bike. It has 5900 on the ODO and the seller says he thinks he's the third owner. It came stock with FI...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By safd
LOTS of good info here, thanks a bunch. ben

LOTS of good info here, thanks a bunch.
ben
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By safd
So, here's another option: the cb750 with 7400...

So, here's another option: the cb750 with 7400 miles for $1700 or a 1987 GPZ1100 with 5900 miles for $2300.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By safd
For a newbie can you explain why all this is...

For a newbie can you explain why all this is important? How come you wouldn't choose it for commuting?
thanks
ben
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By safd
Help with CB750 purchase

I have an itch to get an older bike to commute on. I found a '78 CB750 F for sale, 4 1/2 hours from me with 7,400 miles on it. The pictures aren't the best and he wants $1700 for it delivered down...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,198
Posted By safd
Here are a couple of pictures. ...

Here are a couple of pictures.
http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh16/safdt17/GetAttachmentaspx12-18-03.jpg
http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh16/safdt17/DSC05241JPG.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,198
Posted By safd
Thanks again for the info, very helpful. The '92...

Thanks again for the info, very helpful. The '92 is going for $2000 the '86 is $2350. It was $2400 but the seller said that the petcock is leaking fuel when cold started and it needs to replaced....
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,198
Posted By safd
Thanks for the responses. The '86 is maybe more...

Thanks for the responses. The '86 is maybe more $ cause of the lower miles and maybe being more 'classic'? It's a red, white, and blue one. The 92 is the black with purpleish letters.
Still torn....
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,198
Posted By safd
Which VFR would you buy? ('86 or '92 VFR)

Hello, trying to decide on two different bikes. One is a 1986 VFR750 with 18,000 miles on it, the other is a 1992 with 39,000. The 1986 is $400 more, both look solid and are well maintained.
Go...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,278
Posted By safd
I like it a lot!

I like it a lot!
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,081
Posted By safd
I don't have a lot to add, except I recently...

I don't have a lot to add, except I recently bought and had an '02 X-1 and had it sent to me that had a bunch of problems that the seller never told me about. I know it's my fault, but it's a bit of...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,129,604
Posted By safd
Has anyone seen the new(to DVD) movie Observe and...

Has anyone seen the new(to DVD) movie Observe and Report? The main character rides a Transalp in several scenes. Funny flick.
ben
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 102,482
Posted By safd
I had an F800S that did the same thing....a lot. ...

I had an F800S that did the same thing....a lot. Long story short BMW bought the bike back.
I had hoped that they would fix that problem on the GS's but I guess not.
+1 on going over to the to the...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,285
Posted By safd
My new Caponord is getting around 35mpg. That's...

My new Caponord is getting around 35mpg. That's riding in and around 70-80mph.
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By safd
The bags are from Aprilia, but Hepco makes them. ...

The bags are from Aprilia, but Hepco makes them. They'll hold two, one gallon jugs side by side, with room on top for other stuff. They don't seem to be as durable(in a crash) as something like...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By safd
Yeah, having them 20 minutes away was a big...

Yeah, having them 20 minutes away was a big factor in my brand choosing.
b
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By safd
Capo love

Here is a pic of my new ride, a 2007 Aprilia Caponord taken by a guy at AF1 Racing. I thought long and hard about other bikes(Tiger,Vstrom...), but it came down to $'s that I was saving(even with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,373,745
Posted By safd
I had an F800S that stalled and could not be...

I had an F800S that stalled and could not be fixed. Long story short BMW bought it back. I'm still trying to decide what to get to replace it, F800gs, r1200r...
On a side note BMW and my dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 136,504
Posted By safd
I have an 800S that I commute on every day. It's...

I have an 800S that I commute on every day. It's very easy to ride, light, smooth throttle, comfy... The power delivery is very predictable. It has plenty of 'real' world power, just not cool...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,013
Posted By safd
My new BMW F800s gets (according to the handy...

My new BMW F800s gets (according to the handy computer) high 50's at 80mph, 60's at 70mph. I'm very pleased.
ben
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,302
Posted By safd
Lot's of good info. Thanks guys. Still havn't...

Lot's of good info. Thanks guys.
Still havn't decided yet. I love the Thrux and if the clip ons get tiresome after awhile I can just get some diff, more upright bars on it.
I just wonder if it...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,302
Posted By safd
thanks for the replies. I'll decide tommorrow. ...

thanks for the replies. I'll decide tommorrow.
ben
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,302
Posted By safd
Yeah, my commute would be one way 45miles on the...

Yeah, my commute would be one way 45miles on the hwy. I work 24hrs on 48 off so it wouldn't be everyday. I've read it's great fun in twistys, I just wonder how it is on the highways.
ben
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,302
Posted By safd
Thruxton?

Anybody got one? What do you think? I'm thinking of getting one to commute with. Very slick looking.
b
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,444
Posted By safd
I used to have a CityX. Loved it. Before I...

I used to have a CityX. Loved it. Before I bought it I had read about vibes being great, I found it to be very smooth. The FI was also super smooth. Handling took a little to get used to as well...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2005, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,947
Posted By safd
Thanks for the responses. Maybe I'll keep the...

Thanks for the responses. Maybe I'll keep the links on for awhile to get a better idea. They were pretty easy to put on so it's not that big a deal.
ben
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,947
Posted By safd
Yeah, I adjusted the fork as well. I changed it...

Yeah, I adjusted the fork as well. I changed it to have so that I had a more confident foot placement, which I got with the links. Now I am second guessing myself. Not being very experienced...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,947
Posted By safd
Kouba Link Cons?

I recently got an 05 640ADV and love it. I had the dealer take off the emmision stuff, Loaded's bar ends(great) amoung other stuff. The bike does not vibrate as much as I expected it to. My previous...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By safd
I've had Darien's for quite a few years. They...

I've had Darien's for quite a few years. They have been great. Waterproof and warm.
ben
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2005, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By safd
The ones I just sold worked great on my Buell...

The ones I just sold worked great on my Buell XB9. Tons of room, easy on off, waterproof. I think you would need some sort of spacer to keep them away from the exhaust.

The only reason I sold...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By safd
Thanks for the replies. Sorry Loadedagain,...

Thanks for the replies.

Sorry Loadedagain, no offense, my mammary must be going:)

I had a tough time deciding on a new bike. I just sold an 05 Buell City(which was great), I just wanted...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By safd
After tax and tags it was around $8800 ben

After tax and tags it was around $8800

ben
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2005, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By safd
Laugh New 640 pick up!

Well after going back and forth on a few different bikes I finally put some money down on a crated 05 Adventure. I'll pick it up this Friday outside of Dallas. I odered the KTM/Tourtech bags for it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 29,615
Posted By safd
What are the service intervals on the 610? Oil...

What are the service intervals on the 610? Oil change? Valves?

thanks
ben
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By safd
Yeah the dealer here in SA just seemed to up and...

Yeah the dealer here in SA just seemed to up and leave. Kind of a bummer cause it was super close.

Got a couple of people coming to look at my Buell tommorrow, if all goes well I'll have that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2005, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By safd
Thanks I really should get it now, but I'd...

Thanks

I really should get it now, but I'd like to sell my Buell first. I might have to bite the bullet and get it, and just hope I can move the Buell after.
I have gone over Creeper's guides. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By safd
640 adventure purchase?

I want to buy the 05 640 in the flea market. My biggest concern is that the closest dealer is 100 miles away and I'm not a good wrench. Oil changes seem pretty straight forward, it's the valve work...
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